London

Are you looking to develop a career in within one of the world’s largest Research Organisations?

If you are passionate about understanding the consumer world and enabling clients to make confident business decisions, this is your opportunity to bring your curiosity and expertise to make a significant contribution to the development of our business.

You will have the support of a market leading global agency as you contribute to our success.  This isn’t just any big global agency; we are pioneers – named by GRIT as the most innovative large agency for the past three years. This is an opportunity to make a real impact.
You will also have the support of a fantastic team –with inspiring people to learn from and a committed team to support you.  We also have a global network of experts to help you shape your success. We are bright, enthusiastic, friendly and dedicated! We are serious about doing great work but it’s important that we enjoy what we do!


The role…
As a Research Manager you will help us in developing and achieving the business growth plan through successful management and delivery of studies, supporting team members and in turn build your own expertise in new areas

What will I be doing?
This will be a varied and interesting role including: -
  • You will help us in developing and achieving the business growth plan through inspiring proposal writing, successful management and delivery of studies, supporting team members and in turn building your own expertise
  • Deliver impactful end to end quantitative research from set-up, design and execution of projects to meaningful analysis and impactful presentations
  • Oversee development of project team members by providing guidance, support and coaching
  • Receiving continuous feedback as a part of our culture where we strive to be the best that we can be
  • Effectively manage resources/workloads across your project teams
  • Working as part of an account team, contribute to revenue & profit from existing and new clients
  • Support the development of client partnerships and liaising with internal and external suppliers
  • Contribute to design innovative, winning proposals & pitches in response to exciting and challenging briefs
What do I need to bring with me?
To be successful in this role you will need the following skills and experience: -
  • We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and driven Research Manager who thrives on being on a fast-paced large client account, with a proven, strong track record of successfully having worked in a research agency in a quantitative role
  • You’ll have a desire to contribute to important work, spanning a range of categories and methodologies, from snacking to luxury goods and from home cleaning to financial services – and so much more!
  • You’ll need good knowledge and experience of the principles of quantitative research techniques
  • You will also demonstrate the ability to build great relationships with clients beyond the transactional, showing a genuine interest in them and their business issues
  • A passion for uncovering an insight and always thinking “So what? What should the client do with this insight?”
  • A focus on driving commercial success, looking for opportunities to grow our business while at the same time focusing on ways we can do things better, cheaper or faster
  • Lead by example, be a role model who is easy to work with and has time for others, enjoying coaching and mentoring.
About us…

We are one of the world’s largest research companies and currently the only one primarily managed by researchers. With offices in 90 markets, Ipsos brings together research, implementation, methodological, and subject-matter experts from around the world, combining thematic and technical experts globally with local knowledge to deliver top-quality research.

Our culture is unique - we have the entrepreneurial spirit and quirkiness of a small boutique, but we also have the resources, scale and diversity of a large global agency. We have more bright, friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic people, from more backgrounds, with more interests, skills and experiences to learn from. Our values are based on our diverse cultural backgrounds, helping us to be responsive, client-focused and flexible.

We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of choice and offer a blended work environment, office and work from home. We also realise you may have commitments outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.

If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you!